ACES // Artists of Color Expo & Symposium is a BIPOC-led, community-curated program featuring art exhibitslive performancespresentationsworkshopsfilm screeningsartist talksartist opportunity tables and art marketWe are coming together with intentionality to value our work and see one another as resources, while focusing on the challenges and solutions we face as artists of color in the Pacific Northwest.

ACES 2023 is a hybrid event, presented online and in person. 

May 20 + 21, 2023

12 pm - 7 pm


ACES is FREE to attend, with a suggested donation of $10.

ASL interpreters are available on-site and via Zoom.

Free childcare is provided on-site.

ACES is presented by Shunpike, in collaboration with 4Culture, Artist Trust, Arts Corps, ArtsWA, CD Forum, Golden Bricks Events, Ground Zero Radio, Langston Seattle, Northwest Film Forum, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Refuge Outdoor Festival, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Restored, Black Rock Spirits, Spokane Arts, The Vera Project, and Totem Star.
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Cindy Lemus

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Cindy Lemus is a visual artist from the Yakima Valley in Washington. She specializes in painting but enjoys a variety of mediums. Cindy is a K-5 visual art educator in a public school on the Yakama Reservation. She was born and raised in the district where she now teaches, and she works to give back to the community that helped her grow. Her parents were born and raised in Michoacán, Mexico, and came to the US to follow the American Dream. Her parents raised her to embrace her culture, which has been one of the biggest inspirations for her artwork. She hopes to share the pride in who she is with her students in hopes that they will feel empowered to share and celebrate who they are.  
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